26 April 2005
IRVING PENN (b. 1917)
Young Quechuan Man, Cuzco, Peru, 1948
gelatin silver print, printed 1949
signed, initialed, titled, dated in ink, 'Condé Nast' copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamps (on the reverse of the mount)
7 7/8 x 7½in. (20 x 19cm.)
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Penn, Passage, Knopf/Callaway, 1991, p. 60
Printed in 1949, the photographer has stamped and annotated the verso of the print stating that 'signed, silver prints of this negative not exceeding 12.'
Offered in New York, the art collected by the Tony Award-winning producer, philanthropist and ‘grand dame’ of Palm Beach
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